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Does requiring trauma exposure affect rates of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD? Implications for DSM-5

Journal Article
Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Mcelroy, E., Ben-Ezra, M., Cloitre, M., & Brewin, C. R. (in press)
Does requiring trauma exposure affect rates of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD? Implications for DSM-5. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000908
Objective: There is little evidence that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is more likely to follow traumatic events defined by Criterion A than non-Criterion A stressors. ...

Adverse and Benevolent Childhood Experiences in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD): Implications for Trauma-Focused Therapies

Journal Article
Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Fyvie, C., Grandison, G., Garozi, M., Latham, E., …Hyland, P. (2020)
Adverse and Benevolent Childhood Experiences in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD): Implications for Trauma-Focused Therapies. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2020.1793599
Objectives We set out to test, using latent variable modelling, whether adverse and benevolent childhood experiences could be best described as a single continuum or two corr...

Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (in press)
Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing,
Abstract not available.

ICD-11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD (CPTSD) and Adjustment Disorder (AjD): The importance of stressors and traumatic life events

Journal Article
Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Hyland, P., Fyvie, C., Grandison, G., & Ben-Ezra, M. (in press)
ICD-11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD (CPTSD) and Adjustment Disorder (AjD): The importance of stressors and traumatic life events. Anxiety, Stress and Coping, https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2020.1803006
Background Although ICD-11 adjustment (AjD), posttraumatic stress (PTSD) and complex posttraumatic stress (CPTSD) are commonly diagnosed disorders following exposure to stres...

Trauma, PTSD, and Complex PTSD in the Republic of Ireland: Prevalence, service use, comorbidity, and risk factors

Journal Article
Hyland, P., Vallières, F., Cloitre, M., Ben-Ezra, M., Karatzias, T., Olff, M., …Shevlin, M. (in press)
Trauma, PTSD, and Complex PTSD in the Republic of Ireland: Prevalence, service use, comorbidity, and risk factors. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-020-01912-x
Purpose: This study represents the first assessment of the prevalence of trauma exposure, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD), ever conducted in ...

Scottish mental health and capacity law: The normal, pandemic and ‘new normal’

Journal Article
Stavert, J., & McKay, C. (2020)
Scottish mental health and capacity law: The normal, pandemic and ‘new normal’. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 71, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2020.101593
A state’s real commitment to its international human rights obligations is never more challenged than when it faces emergency situations. Addressing actual and potential resou...

Lifetime interpersonal victimization profiles and mental health problems in a nationally representative panel of trauma-exposed adults from the United Kingdom

Journal Article
Charak, R., Vang, M. L., Shevlin, M., Ben-Ezra, M., Karatzias, T., & Hyland, P. (in press)
Lifetime interpersonal victimization profiles and mental health problems in a nationally representative panel of trauma-exposed adults from the United Kingdom. Journal of Traumatic Stress, https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22527
Exposure to traumatic events has been associated with negative psychological outcomes. There is, however, a dearth of research on revictimization (i.e., experiences of victimi...

"Nobody will put Baby in the Corner!" A Qualitative Evaluation of a Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Mental Health

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Westbury, T., & Peddie, N. (in press)
"Nobody will put Baby in the Corner!" A Qualitative Evaluation of a Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Mental Health. Health and Social Care in the Community, https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13017
Physical activity is beneficial for mental health, but people with mental health issues are less likely to be physically active than the general population. Socially prescribe...

Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J., Cimini, N., Post, J., & Corry, J. (2020)
Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 44(1), 5-12. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4401
This paper argues that trade unions represent natural allies for career services, as they have shared interests in addressing issues of social justice at work. This potentiall...

On top or underneath: where does the general factor of psychopathology fit within a dimensional model of psychopathology?

Journal Article
Hyland, P., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Bentall, R. P., Karatzias, T., Ho, G. W., …McElroy, E. (in press)
On top or underneath: where does the general factor of psychopathology fit within a dimensional model of psychopathology?. Psychological Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1017/S003329172000104X
Background: Dimensional models of psychopathology are increasingly common, and there is evidence for the existence of a general dimension of psychopathology (‘p’). The existin...
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People with learning disabilities in Scotland: Updating the 2004 Health Needs Assessment Report

2017 - 2017
The project will take the form of a systematic review of relevant literature to provide an update on the evidence base on the health needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 2004, ...
Funder: NHS Health Scotland | Value: £20,000

Emotional Intelligience_Quantitative aspects

2017 - 2020
To understand the relationship between EI, demographic factors, previous caring at entry to nurse education, and progression through pre-registration education on the performance and retention of newl...
Funder: NHS Education Scotland | Value: £2,500

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland

2016 - 2018
The aim of this research is to explore how employers in Scotland support their employees with dementia. The research will help us to understand whether employers are meeting their legal duties. The re...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £47,327

Holistic Needs Assessment in Cancer Care

2016 - 2020
People living with and beyond cancer are vulnerable to a number of physical, functional and psychological issues. Undertaking a holistic needs assessment (HNA) is one way to support a structured discu...
Funder: MacMillan Cancer Support | Value: £130,839

UK Preparation for the UN CRPD Engagement Process: A Three-Jurisdiction Approach

2015 - 2016
The overall objective of this project is to draw on AHRC-funded research expertise to provide support to the UK government in the upcoming UN review of the UK's progress towards compliance with the Un...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £12,309

Evaluation of Glasgow's Improving Cancer Journeys programme

2015 - 2020
The evaluation proposed here is necessarily flexible to support the programme’s evolution. The overall aim is to provide the programme with the most valid and robust practical evidence in a timely and...
Funder: MacMillan Cancer Support | Value: £169,530
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A exploration of how mental health nurses learn to provide sexual health care

2019 - date
Ms Avril Hendry | Director of Studies: Dr Sarah Doyle | Second Supervisor: Dr Sally Brown

Evaluating ALBA: A pragmatic evaluation of a behaviour change intervention designed to increase physical activity to improve mental wellbeing

2016 - date
Introduction: Physical activity (PA) is beneficial for impr...
Nicola Peddie | Director of Studies: Dr Tony Westbury | Second Supervisor: Prof Austyn Snowden

A radomised controlled experimental study to explore whether and to what extent positive emotions (PE) cause novel or creative thoughts (creativity) via broadened awareness in student nurses

2016 - date
Ms Fiona Carver | Director of Studies: Dr Barbara Farquharson | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

Exploring the experiences of male caregivers caring for a partner with Alzheimer's dementia: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

2015 - date
Mrs Gwenne McIntosh | Director of Studies: Dr Norrie Brown | Second Supervisor: Dr Zoe Chouliara

Real-time 3D graphic augmentation of music therapy sessions for people on the autism spectrum

2015 - 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Dr John McGowan | Director of Studies: Dr Gregory Leplatre | Second Supervisor: Dr Iain McGregor

A meta-analysis and controlled evaluation of short term pyschological intervention for acute mental health inpatients

2014 - 2018
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...
Charlotte Paterson | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Hutton

Psychological distress in Polish immigrants in Scotland: a mixed methods study

2011 - 2015
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
Dr Anna Bak-Klimek | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Lawrence Elliott

The impact of career guidance on well-being outcomes

2008 - 2013
Dr Peter Robertson